Coastal Waters Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
1034 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

SOUTH SANTEE RIVER SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM AND SAVANNAH GA TO
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 60 NM...INCLUDING CHARLESTON HARBOR AND GRAYS
REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY

AMZ300-230545-
1034 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE COASTAL WATERS OF SOUTH COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA
AND NORTH COASTAL GEORGIA...
THE REGION WILL REMAIN BETWEEN ATLANTIC HIGH PRESSURE AND AN INLAND
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE TODAY. A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTH
THROUGH THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY FOLLOWED BY COOLER AND
DRIER HIGH PRESSURE THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

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AMZ330-230545-
CHARLESTON HARBOR-
1034 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 10 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS LATE.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT.
.SAT...W WINDS AROUND 5 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 KT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND WAVES CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED...WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS.

CHARLESTON HARBOR WATER TEMPERATURE...86 DEGREES.

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AMZ350-230545-
WATERS FROM SOUTH SANTEE RIVER TO EDISTO BEACH SC OUT 20 NM-
1034 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2
FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ352-230545-
WATERS FROM EDISTO BEACH SC TO SAVANNAH GA OUT 20 NM-
1034 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...S WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ354-230545-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...INCLUDING
GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY-
1034 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SE LATE. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 1 TO 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 FT... BUILDING TO 4 TO
5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE EVENING...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

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AMZ374-230545-
WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 TO
60 NM-
1034 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.REST OF TODAY...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING S LATE. SEAS 2 FT.
.TONIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND TSTMS IN THE
MORNING.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS.
.SUN...NE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND TSTMS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT WITH GUSTS TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
TSTMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...NE WINDS 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...NE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.

MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT WINDS AND SEAS CAN BE HIGHER IN AND
NEAR TSTMS.

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